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A Response to Public Open Letter to AASHE Sponsorship Fall 2020

EDITED TO ADD on Oct. 27, 2020: AASHE and PLAN will meet mid-November to discuss processes and next steps. Recently, PLAN, DivestEd, Uprooted & Rising: Real Meals Campaign, and UnKoch My Campus and others shared an open letter regarding the businesses we interact with, specifically related to sponsors at the Global Conference on Sustainability for […]

Earth Day Celebrations

In honor of Earth Day, AASHE invited the higher education sustainability community to submit photos to the Campus Sustainability Hub depicting how campuses celebrated. Thirty-three colleges and universities across Canada, Egypt, Mexico and the United States took a moment to share a snapshot of their recent campaigns and celebrations. We were inspired by these contributions […]

Message from COP22: Keep Calm and Keep Fighting the Good Fight!

This guest post is by Oksan Bayulgen, Associate Professor of Political Science, Faculty Director of UConn’s Global House, and Rich Miller, Director, UConn Office of Environmental Policy & Sustainability about COP22. Only a few days after the historical elections in the United States, we set out to North Africa to attend the U.N.’s international conference […]

Collaborating for the Future of Higher Education Sustainability

Last week Julian Keniry from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Jaime Van Mourik from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Tim Carter from Second Nature and I came together at the AASHE 2015 Conference & Expo to unveil a shared vision between our organizations to advance sustainability by working more closely together to benefit higher […]